Symmetrical Insects
with Kentish Town City Farm
Part of The Big Draw 2021 Kentish Town City Farm
Thu 28 Oct 11:00am - 2:00pm
Join us for some free creative maths fun and discover the maths magic behind making beautiful art. Gain inspiration from your local environment to design and create your own symmetrical insect. Art can be inspired by nature but did you know that maths can be creative too?
In fact, the three are linked more closely than you realise. Many artists create decorative insect art but have you ever looked closely at an insect? If you do, you will notice that one side of its body is an exact reflection of the other side. Insects have bilateral symmetry; this means they have two sides the same! Bees, ants, beetles all have bilateral symmetry. Can you think of any others?

In this activity you will discover the maths behind making beautiful symmetrical insects as you create your own piece of insect art. You will explore and discover some of the amazing creatures we share our world with and consider how to protect the natural environment around us. 

Free fun for all the family – just enthusiasm needed!
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This is a free event

Suitable for ages: 0-5 6-11

Organised by Maths on Toast

Mrs Susan Bugby
t: 07736322357

Family Friendly Facilities: Free parking on Grafton Road after 11AM (M-F) and all day at weekends.

KTCF is wheelchair accessible and seating areas offer visitors a chance to rest and enjoy the views. Accessible toilet facilities are available.

Pay and display parking on Queen’s Crescent & Vicar’s Road (useful on busier market days, Thurs & Sat).

Overground: Gospel Oak
Tube: Kentish Town (Northern Line)
Rail: Kentish Town (Thameslink)
Bus: Nearest Stops
Gospel Oak – C11
Queen’s Crescent – No. 24 & 46
Kentish Town Road – No. 134, 214 & C2

Kentish Town City Farm
1 Cressfield Close, (off Grafton Road)
020 7916 5421

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